The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change 2017 report looks behind the numbers on planetary carbon footprint, with a special focus on how the burning of fossil fuels affects human health.
Last Friday, sustainability professionals in the health care industry and with Resilience Cleveland took on ‘Health Care’s Role in Anchoring Climate Resilience.” “Our goal is to have a stable platform in rough seas,” said John Utech, Senior Director, Office for a Healthy Environment at Cleveland Clinic which has operations in Cleveland and Florida.
John Mitterholzer, senior program officer for the environment with the George Gund Foundation, assured a group at Case last night that “there is a lot of money” coming from philanthropic organizations focused on keeping the United States on track to meet its commitments under the Paris Climate Accord—even with the Trump Administration announcing its intention to withdraw from the first,...
Since rigging up his Surly cargo bike with 40 pounds of atmospheric monitors, GPS, and a camera to tour around Cleveland during the summer of 2012 in search of its hot spots (then mapping these “urban heat islands” with the locale of populations that are vulnerable to sudden shifts in temperature), Dr. Nick Rajkovich has put a lot of thought...
The promise of whiz bang technology—mobile apps, Uber like ride hailing and driverless vehicles—as a boost to public transit systems is the subject of a new study. As mobile, real-time information scales up, how much technology can deliver on environmental goals like reducing single occupant driving rates and improve the capacity rates of public transit is the subject of a report...
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